* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * M A R C H 19th * * * * * D A Y 78 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s the LAST DAY of WINTER !!!
Happy National Poultry Day ! Let’s all give a cluck
French Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men in 1687
The City of Boston is incorporated in 1822
Gambling is legalized in Nevada in 1931
1966: Texas Western (Now University of Texas at El Paso) becomes the first college basketball team to win the National Championship with an all-black starting lineup
Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns as head of the PTL Club due to a brewing sex scandal in 1987
In the News: Woman arrested for bomb threats to Alex Co School appears in court today… Mail- In Absentee Primary Voting begins today…Correctional Officer attacked in Burke County…Coyote attacks child in Davie County…Water levels lowered on Lake Hickory by Duke Energy
Clouds and Showers for the Last Day of Winter
Sports: Cougar Baseball and Softball have terrific weekend…Heels hammered by Texas A&M, how does your bracket look?…Truex wins in California…Rory roars to win Sunday, Tiger still in the hunt…Panthers void a free-agent deal
Happy Birthday: Ursula Andress, Glenn Close, Bruce Willis, Clayton Kershaw
Perhaps having a lot of money is not so easy. A man from California (where else) won a $19 Million jackpot in 1998. Last Thursday he was convicted of multiple bank robberies. At the time of his arrest he was living in an abandoned garage.
My Final Four is not looking so good. I picked Michigan State to win it all, they’re gone. I had UNC getting to San Antonio, they’re gone. How about Virginia getting thumped ?
Here’s something you can do that will make a difference today. Blood Drive today at Stony Point Elementary School from 3:30-6:30 this afternoon. No appointment needed !
Quote of the Day: “Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years”…George Burns